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Hollytree Hotel, Glencoe

Kentallan, Glencoe, Argyllshire, PA384BY, UK View Map

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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
    Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
    Pets Allowed
  • Leisure with pool
    Leisure with pool
  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area

This cosy hideaway makes the Hollytree Hotel, Kentallen an ultra romantic lochside setting, and the food is to die for.

Andrew Simpson, Managing Director

The Hollytree Hotel is located at the waters edge in the small Highland village of Kentallan near Glencoe and has one of the best seaside coastal locations in Scotland. The Hollytree hotel is more or less located exactly half way between Fort William and Oban. The Hollytree Hotel is the village's most historic building, part of which was originally constructed as Kentallen Railway Station in the late 1890’s. The family owned hotel has now been carefully refurbished and extended over the years and now provides luxury waters edge accommodation.

The bedrooms at the Glencoe Hollytree Hotel are great for relaxing after a hard days sightseeing whilst enjoying your magical short break holiday in the Scottish Highlands. Each of the 20 en suite bedrooms are of a very high standard and many include uninterrupted Loch Views.

The Holly Tree Seafood Restaurant, described by many as the finest in the Highlands, has a glass wall facing the Loch where you may sit and watch the sun go down beyond the mountains in the west.

The luxurious Hollytree Hotel offers its guests complimentary use of its indoor heated swimming pool with a sea view from the water and a sauna.

The Hollytree Hotel in Kentallan near Glencoe offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.

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Room Service
Cots Supplied
Ground Floor Rooms
Family Room for 3
Family Room for 4
Walk In Showers
DVD Player

All of the Hollytree Hotels bedrooms are spacious and enjoy spectacular views over the sea to the Mountains of Morvern and beyond.

The bedrooms feature fully en-suite facilities with both bath and shower; fully tiled with fine toiletries and fluffy towels, relaxing lounge area with comfortable chairs and DVD player with selection of movies.

The Captains Rooms feature a fantastic balconies with an outside seating area. Ideal for breaks on a special occasion.

Four of the ground floor rooms have been specially adapted for disabled use. Room 12 is the only room in the hotel that is on the ground floor with a Wet Room. 

Bar & Restaurant

Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Hollytree has long had a reputation for superior perfectly prepared food. The extensive A La Carte dinner menu makes excellent use of local fillet steaks and other meats, and wonderful local seafood and shellfish, served in season with herbs, salads and seasonal vegetables all perfectly prepared.

The fine food is well complemented by an extensive and high quality wine list full of variation and quality. There is also a large selection of whiskies and fine cognacs to complete the masterful culinary experience.

A real log fire, which is often lit and kept stoked by our guests, in the centre of the restaurant is the finishing touch to the ambience and ensures the absolute eating experience.

The Seafood restaurant pays particular attention to freshly prepared quality food and the full A’ la Carte menu is served for dinner bed and breakfast guests with no fixed or choice table d'hote menu.

Sample Seafood Restaurant Menu

Dinner is served from: 6:30pm - 9pm
Bar Menu: 12 noon - 8:30pm
Breakfast is served from: 8am - 10am

The Captain's lounge bar mingles new with old, combing an old Inn atmosphere with a contemporary wooden bar and old oak floor, with large windows overlooking the sea completing the experience. Food and refreshments are served all day with old favourite bar meals intermingled with new bistro dishes ensuring that there is something for everyone. If you are resident in the Hotel or even just visiting the Glencoe area, the Captain's bar is the place to enjoy a fantastic bar meal.

Sample Bar Menu

The elevated outside decking area acts as an outside beer garden and is an ideal place to have a glass of wine or enjoy a beer or simply to indulge in a speciality coffee and watch the World go by.

Adapted from the original station tearoom, the Railway Lounge is a pleasant and relaxed meeting place. It is packed with railway photos and mementos of that age, with the atmosphere finished off with a cosy log fire. An excellent place to sit and enjoy a good read, have a game of scrabble or even the browse the Internet using the FREE wireless broadband connection.


Steam Room
Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

The Hollytree Hotel is great for leisure breaks as it is one of the few Hotels in Scotland to have their own fully heated indoor swimming pool and Finnish sauna to completely relax in. Enjoy the sparkling waters of the swimming pool in the most spectacular setting in Scotland. Complete with a sea view visible while in the water, the pool is a fantastic place whether for a bit of pre dinner exercise or to simply chill out after a hard day's holidaying. Fantastic for both the young and old.

Relax in the Finnish saunarium, which is a fabulous mixture of sauna heat and steam room humidity, making it a great place to unwind.

Free use of the Hotel swimming pool and saunarium to residents of the Hotel.

Directions to Hollytree Hotel in Kentallan near Glencoe

From Fort William Tourist Information Centre take the A82 travelling towards Glencoe. Cross Ballachulish Bridge then at the roundabout take the A828 towards Oban. Kentallen is ten minutes along Oban road, on the right hand side. The Hollytree hotel is right beside the sea!

Oban 22 Miles
Fort William 15 Miles

Local Bus Available from the Hollytree Hotel to Fort William from 9:30 am and last bus 6:30pm.

Horse Riding
Golf in Local Area
Wildlife Watching
Water Sports

The Hollytree Hotel is ideally situated in the Highlands of Scotland between two Scottish coastal towns Oban (22 miles) and Fort William (14 miles). Nearer to hand the World famous village of Glencoe, made infamous by the highland massacre is only four miles away. Ben Nevis Britain's highest mountain is just the other side of Fort William and is walkable by most people taking the right precautions and preparations.

There are numerous interesting activities to pursue and attractions to visit nearby to the Hollytree Hotel making this area great for activity breaks. Also walking breaks are a great way to enjoy the most breathtaking scenery that's this area of Scotland offers.

The following are some examples of the hundreds of things to do and see in the Highlands of Scotland near the Hollytree Hotel:-

A trip to the Island of Mull.

Touring Ardnamurchan

A trip to Oban - Gateway to the Isles

A visit to Glencoe village and the Glencoe area

The Appin Murder Sites (The Appin Murder of 1752 has been transformed into Legend by Robert Louis Stevenson's famous novel "Kidnapped". However, the real story is closer to home)

Film Locations - There have been many films such as Braveheart and the Harry Potter fims which have been filmed in the areas of Glencoe, Loch Linnhe, Loch Leven and glen Nevis. 

Cruachan Power Station

Castle Stalker

Horse Riding or Boating at Lettershuna

A day trip to Fort William Lochaber Outdoor Capital of the UK

A Walk Up Britain’s Highest Mountain or Some Munro Bagging.